Life’s Lessons

It would be our final trip to Henderson Settlement in Frakes, Ky., for this year. Again, we were taking a load of new toys to be sold in their thrift ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

I looked for it for two weeks. Went through every drawer where I could possibly have put it. It was one of those instances where I had put something &...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

I roasted Cornish hens for our Thanksgiving meal. I had done this once before about 50 years ago. I don’t remember how well those first ones tur...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

One of the major questions if you are the host home for the Thanksgiving family meal is usually how large a turkey to get! So you need to know how man...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Most, if not all, of us, are pretty good at reading the signs. Oh, I don’t mean road signs. Of course, those must be read, too, but I mean the o...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Some things seem to be purely automatic. Like turning on the headlights when I get in the car and it is already dark or at the edge of dark. But there...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Some surprises are okay, I guess, but this wasn’t one of those!We were watching TV one evening recently, and suddenly there was an unwelcome gue...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Life’ Lessons

This is probably not peculiar to me, as I suspect it happens to other people as well if and when you really think about it. Anyway, I don’t beli...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

As we drove west on our vacation trip, we began seeing signs for Wall Drug. I first saw those signs in the mid 1950s when I was traveling alone in the...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Your View

It has come to my attention that Congress is discussing budget cuts that would affect the Energy Star program. While I am fully in favor of cutting th...

October 4th, 2017 |